Press kit



Nifty Llama Games

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PC, Linux, Mac




Embark on a journey with Ruth, an adventurous hobbyist photographer, as she escapes her boring office job to chase down the rare Golden Finch.

Initially intended as a Demo for the Dementia inspired Adventure game “The Long Way Home”, Ruth’s Journey turned into a standalone title in the same Universe.

The game features themes such as work life balance, nature photography and mental health.

Set in 1960s Canada, Ruth’s Journey is a love letter to Nature & Wildlive and Analog Photography.


  • Experience the peace and tranquility of the forest
  • Beautiful low-poly aesthetic
  • Immersive First Person Controls
  • Capture breathtaking pictures with your Analog Camera
  • Fully Animated Characters & Cutscenes
  • Full Voice Acting by Mallory Echelmeyer, James Alexander & Sarah Golding
  • OriginalSoundtrack by Mirjam Skal



About Us

Nifty Llama Games is an up and coming Game Development Studio founded by 3 students in 2016. Located in the Netherlands and South Africa, our company is currently hard at work on their debut title “Ruth’s Journey”.

The studio found it’s beginnings while creating amateur games for fun and entering into competitions such as the BGMC (Blender Game Making Competition).

In 2017, the prototype for ‘The Long Way Home’ was developed during the 23rd BGMC and won first place! (check it out!)

The Team

Leander - Game Designer

Game-design student from Germany. His passion for game development was ignited by the Blender Game Engine and he’s been hard at work making games ever since.

Andre - 3d Artist

VFX artist from Cape Town, South Africa. Fascinated by the world of Computer Graphics with an interest in making art that makes people smile. He’s also obsessed with Cabins.

Tim - Sound Designer

Film student from Johannesburg, South Africa. He has had an intense interest in audio-visual art from a young age and has since  been obsessed with learning the art of good storytelling.